News & Updates


BCACG February News – New Staff Changes, Guideline Amendments, How to Program Descriptions

NEWS ABOUT STAFF CHANGES As the 2018 season opens we’re getting your calls and emails about the new year’s grant applications. I’m appreciating hearing stories of your successes and for some, of frustration and a determination to make a better application. I’m writing to tell you that I’ve accepted a new opportunity to do important […]...Read more

How to Write the Program Description

Section 4.1 of the Guidelines says that program eligibility is measured on four points: has operated for 12 months, demonstrates community benefit, is accessible and inclusive, and has a sustainability plan. Focus the Program Description on these four points. At the end, add a fifth point about how the funds will be used – the […]...Read more

Reminder of September 30 deadline for the Capital Project Grant

Important Reminder: The Community Gaming Grants program distributes $5 million per year to eligible not-for-profit organizations to assist with capital projects with a total cost of more than $20,000. Eligible not-for-profit organizations may be approved for up to 50% of the total cost of the project, to a maximum of $250,000. Organizations wishing to apply for […]...Read more

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You are Invited! September 19th!

You are invited to the B.C. Government’s Community Gaming Grant Presentation for the Northeast Region on Tuesday September 19th 7pm-9pm at the North Peace Cultural Centre in Fort St. John. Join Mike Sherman, Outreach Manager, Community Gaming Grants Branch, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing, for a detailed information session on the Community Gaming Grants program. This is an […]...Read more

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Upcoming Community Gaming Grant Workshop – Sept 26

Community Gaming Grant Workshop When: September 26 Where: 1015-1 at 2655 Main St. Vancouver For more details click here....Read more

The 2017 Volunteer Futures Symposium is an Eligible Gaming Expense!

While section 7.6 of the Guidelines indicates that conferences are a prohibited use of Gaming funds, the Community Gaming Grants Branch recognizes that the 2017 Volunteer Futures Symposium is an important source of current information about the Community Gaming Grant. Likewise volunteer training, related to the direct delivery of your approved program, is an eligible […]...Read more

VOLUNTEER FUTURES SYMPOSIUM 2017 – WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY – OCT 4/5

Register Now for the Volunteer Futures Symposium Join BCACG & Volunteer BC – at VOLUNTEER FUTURES SYMPOSIUM 2017 – WORLD OF OPPORTUNITY. Annual Training Event for Volunteers, Non-Profits & Charities. The Symposium is an annual gathering of community nonprofits, dialoguing about fundraising, sustainability, diversity, government and governance. The Symposium is co-presented with Volunteer BC and is a cost effective opportunity […]...Read more

Upcoming Capital Project Grants Webinar – Tuesday, August 1st

The Capital Projects Grants webinar is on Tuesday, August 1 has now been posted to our website. Feel free to share the registration link with your networks. All published information on this grant is in the capital projects section on the website: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/sports-culture/gambling-fundraising/gaming-grants/capital-project-grants The webinar will include an overview of applicant and project eligibility, assessment criteria […]...Read more